Real Madrid receives Manchester City on Wednesday in the first leg of the ‘Champions’ round of 16, in search of a victory they put on track the tie and the team’s morale step before the match against Barcelona on Sunday and the coach, Zinedine Zidane, announced the call, which does not include the Colombian, James Rodriguez.
The merengue set will culminate a crucial week with a classic garter belt in which a good part of the season can be decided, So a victory against City on Wednesday is predicted essential, especially after the last trips.
The absent from the call are: Rodrygo, Nacho, James, Brahim and Mariano for Technical decision and injury are not Hazard and Asensio.
James trains normally, as he did on Tuesday, prior to the Champions League game, but he was off the list.
After three games without winning in their last four games, the last one on Saturday against Levante (1-0) in the League, Real Madrid has raised the doubts of the beginning of the season in defense and the lack of a goal.
“We played a great game, but we didn’t get a goal and that’s what penalizes you in football. The best way to go is to play well, but getting results, “captain Meringue Sergio Ramos said Tuesday.
With this defeat, the merengue team gave up the league lead to Barcelona and before attempting to recover it on Sunday in the classic against the Catalans, the ‘meringues’ will have to recover sensations before the City of Pep Guardiola. “With the ‘Champions’, the classic, we have an ideal opportunity to hit the table,” Ramos added.
Archers: Courtois, Areola and Altube.
Defenders: Carvajal, Militao, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo and Mendy.
Frills: Casemiro, Valverde, Isco, Kroos and Modric.
Forwards: Benzema, Lucas Vázquez, Jovicy, Bale Vinícius.